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Meet Returnal’s Selene Scanned Face Actress Anne Beyer

on Sun, May 2, 2021 | By Ben Brown

It is common practice these days to digitally scan an actor for a game. Particularly if this character will end up being on screen a lot with a lot of dialog. Housemarque followed this trend and scanned in Anne Beyer in order to give Selene a distinct look. Selene doesn’t look like most game protagonists, and this is what makes her unique, but on top of this she...

Even Ratchet’s Eyes are Ray Traced in Rift Apart

on Sat, May 1, 2021 | By Shak

You will have all heard this reference every time a Ratchet & Clank game is released; “it looks like a Pixar movie” and every time it rings truer. We all watched the gameplay in April’s State of Play. I expected it to be detailed, but I wasn’t expecting this… Ray tracing has been touted for a while to be included in the game, but this...

Explaining PS5’s SuperSpeed USB 3.2 Gen 1×1, 1×2 & 2×2

on Wed, Apr 14, 2021 | By Gaf Hussain

There have been several versions of USB and it got a little complicated once it got to USB 3.0. Hopefully this makes it much easier to understand when you decide to purchase one for your PS5. Sony has not released an exact list of supported drives, but has mentioned that they support USB 3.2. The following SuperSpeed USB connections are supported on PS5 consoles: SuperSpeed...

How to Format a USB Drive as USB Extended Storage for PS5

on Wed, Apr 14, 2021 | By Ben Brown

When you format a USB drive, any data saved on the drive is erased. Data erased this way cannot be recovered, so be careful and make sure you do not erase important data. USB drives that you used as USB extended storage on your PS4 console don’t need to be re-formatted. When you first start using a USB drive with a PS5 console, format the drive as USB extended...

How to Automatically Download PS4 Games to USB on PS5

on Wed, Apr 14, 2021 | By Shak

Wondering how to automate downloads on the PS5? Here’s how you do it, and it’s quite simple! To make your USB extended storage drive the default location to store new PS4 games downloaded on your PS5 console: Go to Settings > Storage > Extended Storage. Turn on Install PS4 Games to USB Extended Storage. And...

How to Format (Delete or Wipe) USB Extended Storage on a PS5 Console

on Wed, Apr 14, 2021 | By Gaf Hussain

With the latest PS5 update, it allows you to transfer your PS4 and PS5 games to external storage, but how you format the USB sticks and delete all the data on them correctly? You can format a drive when you no longer want to use it as a USB extended storage drive for your PS5 console. When you format the USB extended storage drive, all game data saved on the drive...

This PS5 in Solid Brass is the Classiest Yet!

on Sat, Mar 27, 2021 | By Shak

Modders never cease to take customising to the next level. YouTube Channel DIY Perks is the latest to level up the PS5, this time the faceplates, buttons and the central panel are also polished brass. No shortcuts were taken and failure was not an option. The goal was ot make a high end PS5 and they didn’t fail! Somehow I don’t think you’d...

Guy Makes a Giant Wooden PlayStation 1 Cover for His PS5

on Wed, Mar 17, 2021 | By Gaf Hussain

Forget about faceplate how about a cheese dome-esque wooden cover for your PS5 in the design of the classic PlayStation 1! That is exactly what woodworker and furniture designer Chris Salomone decided to do! After realising that the PS5 just stood out too much in his living room, he decided to make it “blend” in better by creating a cover for it, so he used...

Monster Energy Supercross 4 PS5 Review | Adaptive Triggers & Refinements

on Wed, Mar 10, 2021 | By Gaf Hussain

Game development is tricky and complicated at the best of times, but add a pandemic into the mix and a whole slew of problems can arise. You’d definitely not want to be responsible for a franchised game that releases yearly that’s for sure. Too bad for developer Milestone, because they were faced with this epic challenge, did they leap over the muddy hill or...

Cory Barlog Updates us on God of War (2) Ragnarok’s Release

on Sat, Feb 27, 2021 | By Shak

We are all eagerly awaiting an update for God of War 2, especially after its absence from the most recent State of Play, looks like Cory Barlog has something to say about it! He tweeted the following: I don't know who needs to hear this…(certainly not me since I have never heard of it)but…WHEN. IT'S. DONE.❤️(trust that it's what's...

Inside Sources Suggest Sony to Implement M.2 SSD in Summer

on Sat, Feb 27, 2021 | By Ben Brown

According to inside sources who were briefed on Sony’s plans in the Summer regarding upgrades to the PS5 over the coming months, a software update will include the ability to expand the SSD storage as well as a little something extra. Adding support for additional drives will be enabled with a firmware update that also unlocks higher cooling-fan speeds to ensure...

This is What PSVR 2 Specs Could Look Like

on Tue, Feb 23, 2021 | By Ben Brown

After the PlayStation Blog post from Hideaki Nishino Senior Vice President, Platform Planning & Management regarding the next generation of PlayStation VR, we thought it would be interesting to look back the specs and attempt to predict the likely improvements. Hideaki Nishino mentioned the following improvements will be made but wasn’t specific about any...

Alex Kidd in Miracle World DX Gets Rating Classification in Germany

on Sat, Feb 20, 2021 | By Gaf Hussain

Originally released back in 1986 and as a built-in game for the SEGA Master System II, it appears that this classic is making it’s way to the PS5 and other modern consoles. The Master System II was my first console and Alex Kidd was possibly the first game I ever played. So seeing this remake brought back a lot of memories, it was announced last year, but no official...

Namco Bandai Produce Unique Sound Effects for the 2021 Nissan Qashqai

on Thu, Feb 18, 2021 | By Gaf Hussain

Game developers and car manufacturers partnering up is not as rare and unusual as you might expect, well at least it isn’t in Japan or for Nissan for that matter, they worked with Polyphony Digital for the GTR and now it’s Namco’s turn. To highlight the company’s and car’s Japanese DNA, the information sounds of the new Qashqai, for example...